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I tested this simple meatball mix. Here’s how it went

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Meatballs are among my favorite foods … to make and to eat. I often use a recipe based on one I found years ago, from Michael White. …

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Coleslaw, cream cheese & bacon: Iconic US hot dogs

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Turns out people have strong opinions about hot dogs. If you’re from a city that’s known for its hot dogs, chances are you’re loyal to a …

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25 fall housing projects to tackle this year

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If you own your own home, fall is an opportune time to get your house ready for the winter months ahead. Whether it’s as simple as ensuring …

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12 benefits of cryptocurrency in 2021

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Crypto is a relatively new asset class that began with the creation of the Bitcoin blockchain in 2009. The primary benefit of Bitcoin and most other …

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Spend a year in 70-degree weather with this road trip

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The perfect temperature: You know it when you feel it, and for most of us, it’s around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. If you’ve ever wanted the weather to …

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Impressive skills you should never leave off your resume

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Some companies receive thousands of applications for coveted positions, making writing an effective resume a critical step in any job search. The only way you will be …

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These cocktails are boozy versions of your favorite holiday pies

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There are tons of delicious dishes to enjoy this time of year, but we all know the real star of any holiday meal is dessert. For …

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Yes, you can get paid to sleep. Here’s how

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Today, there are tons of ways you can get paid for just about anything, including ways to get paid to sleep! Yes, you read that right. …

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5 great life lessons I learned from playing golf

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Golf has been a huge part of my life since I was five. When I first started golfing, it was just a pastime I enjoyed with my …

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Women’s sports: What to watch this weekend

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The USWNT is back in action for the second leg of the team’s fall international friendlies, while the W Series championship race comes down to the …

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EIDL reconsideration: Can you try again after being denied?

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How to become a digital nomad: 25 things to consider

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The work-from-anywhere movement is here, and those who have embraced it even have a name: Digital nomads. Digital nomads, or those who combine remote work with a …

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Top activities in this gorgeous New York region

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The Finger Lakes is an area in northwestern New York filled with beauty and many things to do during any season. But there are especially appealing …

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Only Boomers & Gen-Xers will remember these Saturday morning shows

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Once upon a time, Saturday mornings were for more than just sleeping in. The ’70s were filled with classic programs like Wonder Woman, The Brady Bunch …

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22 tips for selling your home fast!

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Selling your home can be exhilarating, terrifying, stressful, and joyous — all at the same time. It can also be tremendously lucrative, especially in today’s hot …

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Here’s how screen time can negatively affect your health

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It’s back-to-school and back-to-work time. Many of us spend hours each day on our tablets, smart phones, and computers. But did you know it can affect …

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27 of the best air fryer recipes on the web

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The best air fryer recipes are those that work great every time with just a tiny adjustment to suit your own air fryer. And a collection …

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This 2-ingredient pizza dough is surprisingly delicious

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  Finding new recipes is so much easier than it was for our moms and grandmas. Instead of browsing endless pages from stacks of cookbooks, we …

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Want to put away $5K this year? Here’s how

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Do you want to save $5,000 this year? If so, look no further. In this article, I go over my 52-week money challenge that you can …

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This recipe will revolutionize the way you think about milk & cookies

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There are few desserts as classic or comforting as a plate of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and a glass of milk to wash it down …

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Seinfeld’s ‘Soup Nazi’ made almost no money for his iconic role

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  When you play an iconic character on one of the most popular series in television history, you can be forgiven for assuming that means steady …

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30 unusual pizza toppings you may not believe are real

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Tired of pepperoni pizza? So is the rest of the world! Pizza fans often have strong opinions about what’s best to put on a slice of …

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Cold wallet vs. hot wallet: Choose the right crypto storage

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In traditional finance, money is kept in a bank account, whereas in cryptocurrency, money is kept in an individual “wallet,” some digital, some paper. Like traditional …

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What’s your personality type when it comes to money?

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You may or may not know if you’re a ISFJ or a ESTP, but those are not the personality types we’re looking at here. According to …

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The most difficult golf courses in the world, ranked

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Most golfers appreciate a good challenge, but when it comes to course design, there’s a fine line between difficult and sadistic. We’ve taken a look around …

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When is my first federal student loan payment due in 2022?

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When it comes to student loans, there are warring headlines and plenty of debates, but one thing seems clear: The pause in federal student loan payments …

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Tips for buying a home in the winter

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Sunny days can mean that more people are primed to go out and look at houses. There’s the common adage that spring or summer is one …

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The best Halloween TV specials & where to stream them

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Halloween-themed TV specials are an essential part of Halloween. Sure, watching scary movies, carving jack-o-lanterns and going apple picking are up there too, but no autumn …

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25 winter adventures for the whole family

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The winter season doesn’t have to mean hibernating in your house. From bucket list adventures and thrilling escapes to regional events, there are so many things …

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You can have dinner in ‘outer space’ at this restaurant

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A new Walt Disney World restaurant has hungry guests lining up for permission to lunch. Space 220 opened Sept. 20 at EPCOT and “transports” guests 220 miles above …

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Here’s what to do with that leftover rotisserie chicken (beyond chicken salad)

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One of the easiest ways to make a quick, healthy meal is to use leftover chicken. Want to make it even easier? Buy a rotisserie chicken, …

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Starbucks is 50 years old?

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Disney World turned 50 this year and it seemed almost surprising that the world’s most famous theme park and resort wasn’t older. After all, Mickey Mouse …

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11 easy ways to fly for free

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We just got back from a week-long trip to Florida with my family. The destination was Treasure Island, Florida as it was my grandpa’s favorite place …

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This is the only meatloaf recipe you need this fall

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Does your family enjoy a regular taco night as part of your meal rotation? Whether you celebrate a weekly Taco Tuesday or any night of the week, it …

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Travel stacking: What it is & how it could save your vacation

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  There’s a new trend in travel, and it could end up saving both your vacation plans and your money. It’s called “travel stacking” or “trip …

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Travel stacking: What it is & how it could save your vacation

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There’s a new trend in travel, and it could end up saving both your vacation plans and your money. It’s called “travel stacking” or “trip stacking” …

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Here’s how your mortgage compares to your neighbors’

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  Figuring out how much home you can afford entails much more than the interest rate on a mortgage loan and what your monthly mortgage payment …

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What companies accept Dogecoin and other cryptos as payment

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  Dogecoin is not the most valuable cryptocurrency (that would be Bitcoin) or the one with a fast-growing financial sector growing on top of it (that …

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Understanding Parent PLUS loan repayment options

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If you took out loans to help fund your child’s education, such as Parent PLUS Loans from the federal government, you’re eventually going to have to …

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Is this America’s scariest motel?

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If you’ve ever wanted to never sleep again, have we got the place for you! The Clown Motel in Tonopah, Nevada, is open for visitors looking for …

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Tasty, bite-size appetizers you can make in a muffin tin

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The mark of a good party appetizer is the ease with which you can eat it one-handed as you mingle. After all, your other hand is …

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Your brain needs to do this for you to lose weight

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Gary Foster, PhD., joined Quick and Dirty Tips for a Q&A about the research in his book The Shift: 7 Powerful Mindset Changes for Lasting Weight Loss. …

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10 celebrities talk about how they cope with their sleep problems

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It doesn’t matter how luxurious and comfy your bedroom is—no one is protected from the challenges of getting a good night’s sleep. That holds true for even the …

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Xbox Mini Fridge available for pre-order starting today

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  Microsoft concluded its E3 press conference in June with an unexpected hardware announcement. But instead of revealing a new console or accessory like a gamepad …

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Yes, you can pay your student loans with Bitcoin. Here’s how.

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Do you have to pay FAFSA back?

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If you’re wondering, “Do you have to pay back FAFSA loans?,” what you really want to know is whether you have to pay back your federal …

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What questions should you ask when refinancing a car loan?

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Refinancing your car is a big decision. You stand to gain significant advantages if you can refinance to a better loan that lowers your interest rate and/or …

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How many of these obscure movie facts do you know?

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There’s a certain breed of movie fan who sees two hours of cinema as much more than just a distraction that happens to come with popcorn. …

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What to eat before, during & after your workout

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Food is the fuel that allows you to perform during workouts and recover from them afterwards. Get-Fit Guy, Dr. Jonathan Su, provides simple and straightforward advice …

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Air fryer bacon: Your guide to no-muss, no-fuss meat candy

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If you have wondered how to cook bacon in an air fryer, let us solve that particular mystery for you. Not only is it quick and …